Sunday, January 10, 2010

Cold!

It's actually not bad here in Arizona. Right now (at 11:30 a.m.) the temperature is 43 degrees and the forecast high today is 56. But most of the rest of the country is abnormally cold. For example, take a look at Charleston, South Carolina, where my pal Joan has had her camera out this morning.

Reminds me of that old pirate line: shiver my timbers!

Back where I grew up, in North Dakota, the wind chill this week was 50 degrees below zero! Now I can remember going out to ice skate when the real temperature was 20 below but that was 60 years ago and now I'm feeling cold at 43 degrees. I just have to try to remember last summer when the temperature was in the 90's and I was wishing for the cooler weather to arrive.

10 comments:

  1. My timbers are too cold to shiver. Enjoy the warm weather (grin).

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  2. It's a chilly 18 here in Ohio this afternoon.

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  3. ha!
    i laugh at your silly people!
    add another 12 degrees of latitude and you will freeze your digits off.

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  4. The overnight lows here in Texas have been in the teens for the last few days. I hear that by mid-week, the temps will be back in the mid-60's, and I sure hope so. Otherwise, I didn't move far enough south.

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  5. I complain until I hear what everyone else has to deal with. Our houses just aren't built for this. Mine has lots of charm and no insulation :)

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  6. Back when I was drinking hard in public, I had a friend who said the way to cure a hangover in Phoenix was to find a cool, dark bar. I think your solution is to find a warm, bright bar!

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